Welwyn Garden City ‘flasher’ case dropped by police

PUBLISHED: 16:30 11 November 2014 | UPDATED: 16:40 11 November 2014

The Pig & Truffle, in WGC

The Pig & Truffle, in WGC


The case against a man who was arrested following a suspected flashing has been dropped.

The Pig & Truffle, in WGCThe Pig & Truffle, in WGC

A 68-year-old was told on Sunday he will face no further police action, despite being arrested on suspicion of “a racially-aggravated public order offence” on September 27.

The Welwyn Hatfield Times reported at the time how shocked diners at the Pig & Truffle, on the corner of Howardsgate and Parkway, in Welwyn Garden City, were shocked by a man allegedly exposing himself near the eatery and police were called.

But police said a man had only “exposed his stomach”.

Officers were called at shortly before 11pm as then unedifying spectacle spiralled out of control and a row ensued.

At the time a police spokeswoman said: “On police arrival it was established that the man had exposed his stomach and that there was an allegation of a racially-aggravated public order offence.”

A man was subsequently arrested.

But, on Monday, the spokeswoman added: “No further action is being taken against him.”

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